Any chance of a shoutbox?

Discussion in 'Comments & Suggestions' started by Wing Rider, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. Wing Rider

    Wing Rider Psychotic Cybernetica

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    I was wondering if there could be shoutbox put on the site? Or would the large numbers of members simply clog it up a bit too much?
     
  2. Sorillon

    Sorillon Thousandth Post Thief

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    I believe that this was asked before, and the answer was that it would take extra moderation, and would most likely attract spam.
     
  3. Padmé

    Padmé Mrs Cascador

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    Yeah it has been brought up before and indeed there are just too many members on this site to handle one. Anakin and I have two websites each with chatboxes. With only about 11-20 members constantly active on each site, it's difficult enough to moderate so here it would be a nightmare I think.
     
  4. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    I don't even want to imagine moderating you guys in a shoutbox. *shudder*
     
  5. Kakashi

    Kakashi The Fighters Guide House Member

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    it might get bloody.
     
  6. Blackness

    Blackness Well-Known Member

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    Maybe make multiple moderators for shoutboxes only? :p
     
  7. Padmé

    Padmé Mrs Cascador

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    Trust me, it would be too much effort for what it's worth....
     
  8. Kenshin

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    Lol, just thinking about a TFF shoutbox gives me a big fat headache.
     
  9. Skyanide

    Skyanide The Big Meanie Staff Member

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    I think it would be great -- but you'd need as PayPal account to post. $3 per post would cover moderating costs.

    What? Do we look like we don't have better stuff to do? At least it would cover the TFF Moderator Bahamas Cruise at the end of the year...:p
     
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  10. Padmé

    Padmé Mrs Cascador

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    Hahahaha, you may be onto something there sky, the effort is worth it if there's a profit to be had! lol
     
  11. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Unfortunately the profit would go to CB Swords as he owns this site, so what do you care!:p
     
  12. Skyanide

    Skyanide The Big Meanie Staff Member

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    "Profit" comes after "expenses". The TFF Moderator Bahamas Cruise is a business expense.
     
  13. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Um care to explain, I'm intrigued! lol
     
  14. Kakashi

    Kakashi The Fighters Guide House Member

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    i nominate me as Official Profit Maker. i mean, if you guys are too busy.
     
  15. Battlemage

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    A shoutbox would be nice. Other sites have them. Another big site I come from had to shut theres down because it was too messy and spammed and vulgar. It has its ups and downs...just needs moderated too dang much.